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Dystonia, when muscles contract uncontrollably, would be disconcerting to anyone, but it can be a career-ending disorder for trained musicians.
Even in people with complete paralysis after spinal cord injury, some nerves fibers are preserved. A Columbia physician-scientist is developing a new way to salvage those fibers and restore movement.
To treat a young child with an ultrarare neurological disorder, her Columbia doctor has turned to a custom drug designed for a single patient.
- February 7, 2013
Columbia's Eleanor and Lou Gehrig MDA/ALS Center, legacy of baseball great, focuses on patient care and clinical trials.
- February 7, 2013
CUMC’s Christopher Henderson, PhD will serve as scientific director.
- February 6, 2013
CUMC neuroscientist Asa Abeliovich and his team have identified a protein trafficking defect within brain cells that may underlie common non-familial forms of Parkinson's disease.
- January 30, 2013
Debby and Peter A. Weinberg, with several of their family members and friends, have given more than $7 million to help establish the Weinberg Family Cerebral Palsy Center at Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC).
- January 18, 2013
A new survey of stroke survivors has shown that those with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are less likely to adhere to treatment regimens that reduce the risk of an additional stroke.
- January 7, 2013
This study -- led by CUMC's Dr. Melodie Winawer -- is the first to confirm a shared genetic susceptibility to epilepsy and migraine.
Source:New York Daily NewsJanuary 4, 2013
“Thank you to the doctors, nurses & staff at New York Presbyterian Hospital Columbia University Medical Center for taking great care of my Mom.”
- January 2, 2013
Depression appears to be associated with mild cognitive impairment and an increased risk of dementia; José A. Luchsinger, MD, MPH was senior author of the study, published in the Archives of Neurology.
- December 21, 2012
New study may help inform the design of anti-atherosclerosis vaccines
- December 19, 2012
A team of scientists from The New York Stem Cell Foundation Laboratory and CUMC has developed a technique that may prevent the inheritance of mitochondrial diseases in children.